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What Is Cultural Marxism?

World HistoryPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog06/21/2018

Cultural Marxism is the philosophy that underlies today's trend toward crushing all dissenting opinions.

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The First World War Deeply Affected a Generation of Austrian Economists

War and Foreign PolicyWorld HistoryHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog06/11/2018

WWI symbolized the triumph of militarism and nationalism over the all-too-brief flourishing of liberalism — and also sowed the seeds of fascism, socialism, and the Second World War.

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The Role of Calvinism in the Dutch Golden Age

World History

The Dutch Republic transformed the fervor of predestination into faith in personal destiny — and the singularly capitalistic means of getting there.

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The Marshall Plan Isn't the Success Story You Think it Is

Taxes and SpendingWorld History

Blog06/05/2018

On the 71st Anniversary of the Marshall Plan, let's recall that international wealth redistribution schemes don't work any better than domestic ones. 

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John Oliver is Wrong About Venezuela — It's a Socialist Country

Global EconomyWorld History

Blog05/30/2018

It takes a lot of verbal acrobatics to conclude that Venezuela's woes are not due to it's extensive implementation of the socialist program. 

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Conceived in Disgrace: The 350th Anniversary of the Creation of the Bank of Sweden

Money and BanksWorld HistoryMoney and Banking

Today the world's oldest central bank turns 350. In a just world, this anniversary would instead be an opportunity to end this monstrous experiment.

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Millennial Candidates Embrace Socialism, while Venezuela Chokes on it

Global EconomyWorld History

Blog05/15/2018

Implementation of Marx’s ideas make nobody happy, other than spoiled millennials who aren’t suffering under it.

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"Real Socialism" Has Indeed Been Tried — And It's Been a Disaster

SocialismWorld History

Blog05/05/2018

Capitalism doesn't have to be implemented in a "pure" form for its benefits to be realized. Meanwhile, socialists must make excuses for repeated failures.

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1918: Total War Comes to Europe

World History

Blog05/02/2018

Under the "Hindenburg Program," economic and industrial interventionism became absolute in Germany. Thus the ideal of "total war" was realized.

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